Date: 08 01 2002
Area: Integrated Management Information System
Subject: SAP, Pilot Case Implementation
Responsibility: Project Director: Juan Chamero
Made for: Molinos Río de La Plata - Bunge & Born
Bunge & Born was the first Economic Group of the Argentine Republic, and its main International Corporation. Its International billing rounded yearly 12.000 million dollars having 1.500 million of it in Argentine being Molinos its major country Corporation. They are old and traditional exporters of commodities fundamentally grains, agribusiness, all kind of foodstuff and having flour mills in many countries.
Implementation at Head Quarter level of a small LAN oriented to HQ Control of the Group, namely:
In a second step they implement a SAP R/3 System in a LAN network (Windows NT). They Planned to work with this system during 6 months "in parallel" with the old system (an old IBM Integrated manufacturing System running on an IBM AS/400).
- Control all the financial activities of the group, and
- To test and to train a technical team of engineers and accountants in the use of a soft package they imported from Germany (a Sap R/3 with a pre-release of 3.0). We had to design for them something like a data model (of CASE methodologies type) to be used for training purposes).
- To make a technical evaluation of the possibilities of the mentioned package in the following areas:
Internal Quality Auditing
Auditing for business Improvement
Statistical Process Control
Soft Quality Auditing (some SAP modules and the user online process)
Advanced Soft Quality Auditing
World Class Factory Design
Production Planning and Control with MRPII and JIT
Market Driven Cost Management
Specification and Selection of Plant and equipment
Basic Skills for Foremen, Supervisor and Team Leaders
Basic skills for Managers
Introduction to project Management
Financial and non Financial Managerial Talent.